Cameron Cauley will not just take about for Cal Conley as the Texas Tech baseball team’s shortstop up coming period. Another person else will have the work.
The Texas Rangers selected Cauley in the 3rd spherical of final week’s Significant League Baseball draft and introduced Wednesday they have signed the shortstop from Mont Belvieu Barbers Hill.
Also on Wednesday, Jim Callis of MLB.com documented that Tech catcher Braxton Fulford signed with the Colorado Rockies, who drafted him in the sixth spherical. That offer was for $280,000, below the slot price of $296,400 for the 170th decide on.
Callis described Cauley signed for $1 million, previously mentioned the slot price of $857,400 for the 73rd total select. Cauley was a Texas Tech signee.
Earlier this 7 days, the Atlanta Braves signed Conley, who was their fourth-round pick. Callis claimed Conley signed for $422,500, a tiny underneath slot value of $451,800 for the 126th overall pick.
Conley batted .329 this season with 15 home runs, 55 operates batted in and won the Brooks Wallace Award as the top rated shortstop in college baseball.
He attained initially-group all-America recognition from the Higher education Baseball Basis, 2nd-workforce honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and third team from the American Baseball Coaches Association and the Nationwide Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
Fulford strike .264 this period with 14 homers and 45 RBI. He was 1 of 17 semifinalists for the Buster Posey Award, which goes to the nation’s best faculty catcher, and was named next-staff all-Huge 12.
Texas Tech’s SaRodorick Thompson was on the watch listing produced Wednesday for the Doak Walker Award, which is presented every year to the top managing back in faculty football.
Thompson has been the Pink Raiders’ primary rusher each of the past two seasons, carrying 160 moments for 765 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2019 and carrying 109 situations for 610 yards and 8 TDs in 2020.
Texas Tech on Wednesday introduced the employ of Deedee Brown-Campbell as senior associate athletics director for academic excellence.
Brown-Campbell fills the emptiness still left by Greg Glaus, who resigned in Might to turn into senior deputy athletics director at Kent Condition, his alma mater.
Brown-Campbell was an all-American in the heptathlon for Arkansas in 2000 and 2002 and a 3-time Southeastern Convention champion. She then labored for the Arkansas athletics division in educational support from 2004-10 prior to likely to Baylor, where she has been due to the fact 2010.
She most lately worked as affiliate Advertisement for academic companies with oversight of the full academics unit at Baylor as properly as person activity administrator responsibilities.
At Tech, Brown-Campbell will immediate the workers at the Marsha Sharp Heart for College student-Athletes, overseeing tutorial help for Texas Tech’s additional than 400 athletes as nicely as the NCAA eligibility system.
Aug. 1 is her envisioned start off date.